Coelho Named GM At Salem/Honolulu
June 10, 2008 at 2:39 PM (PT)
HONOLULU city government executive JEFF J. COELHO returns to the broadcasting industry as GM of SALEM's HONOLULU cluster, effective JUNE 18th. The cluster includes Contemporary Christian KAIM (95.5 THE FISH), Oldies KGMZ (OLDIES 107.9), Religion KGU-A, Country KHCM-A-F, Talk KHNR-A, and Adult Standards KHUI (99.5 THE JEWEL). COELHO managed the VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT cluster in HONOLULU from 1988 to 2004 before joining Mayor MUFI HANNEMANN's cabinet in 2005. He previously served as GM of KOFY-A (now KTCT-A (1050 KNBR) and GSM of KOFY-TV (now KBWB-TV (YOUR TV20))/SAN FRANCISCO.
SALEM RADIO President JOE D. DAVIS said, "We are glad that we were able to coax JEFF out of HONOLULU HALE and back to HAWAII's radio industry. He is a thoroughly experienced broadcaster with a knowledge of the market and a depth of history in the industry that is exceptional."
COELHO added, "I wasn't looking to leave the city, but SALEM presented me with an opportunity that is very exciting. While I will no longer be a member of the mayor's cabinet, rest assured that I will continue to support him. This change allows me to work with one of AMERICA's leading radio broadcast groups and their seven great broadcast stations in HAWAII, while taking an active role in my friend MUFI's campaign this year and in the years to come."